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What’s Fresh at the West End September 3

PRODUCE:

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apples, apricots, beans, beets, broccoli, cabbage, cantaloupe, carrots, chard, cauliflower, cherries, cherry tomatoes, chives, corn cucumbers, eggplant, fennel, onions, garlic, garlic scapes, green beans, head lettuce, nectarines, peaches, peppers, potatoes, radishes, salad mix, snap peas, squash, tomatoes, watermelon, zucchini

 


NEW VENDORS THIS WEEK:

The Tsawwassen First Nation (TFN) Farm School is a collaboration between the TFN and the Institute for Sustainable Food Systems (ISFS) at Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU). The school fuses sustainable agriculture and traditional indigenous food systems as tools to build community and create dialogue around land stewardship for the future. TFN Farm School will have a stall at the West End this Saturday – make sure to check out their selection of broccoli, cabbage, bell peppers and more!


DON’T MISS:

It’s Member Appreciation Day this Saturday at the West End Market! Look out for the“Member Special” signs in vendors stall and show your card to save. Don’t have a member card yet? Sign up at the Market Information Booth!

  • $5 for any two pairs of earrings at Ildiko Jewelry
  • $1.00 off any of Trudy Ann’s Chai & Spice products

The Salt Spring Coffee Edible Scavenger Hunt is happening now until October 9th! Pick up a card at the Market Information Booth or download online, then complete all five activities listed on the edible scavenger hunt card and submit it for your chance to win a number of great different prizes! For more info click here!


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Celebrate the harvest with Vancouver Farmers Markets at RIPE 2016! Tickets are on sale now for our annual dinner fundraiser, which takes place Sunday, October 16 at The Roundhouse. RIPE features a knock-out roster of farm-to-table chefs paired with VFM producers to present 8 mount-watering small plate tasting stations, seasonal cocktails, and local craft beverage. More info on participating chefs and vendors, and to buy tickets, at the RIPE event page.


TIME & LOCATION:

Every Saturday 9AM – 2PM at 1100 Comox St on beautiful Nelson Park!

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GET A COMPLETE LIST OF THIS WEEK’S WEST END FARMERS MARKET VENDORS HERE.

DISCOVER OUR FIVE OTHER SUMMER MARKET LOCATIONS ON OUR MARKETS PAGE.